Brake noise after replacement - Jeep Wrangler Forum
Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > TJ Jeep Wrangler Forum > TJ Tech Forum

Join Wrangler Forum Today


Reply
 
Thread Tools

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on WranglerForum.com
Old 10-08-2013, 08:36 PM   #1
Jeeper
 
ninjaturtle0's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Texas
Posts: 920
Brake noise after replacement

I had brake work done over the weekend and I notice a squeal noise when I let my foot off the pedal and let cruise below 10 mph. Rear brake pads replaced. Front rotors surfaced

Are my brakes breaking in or do I need to take it back to the shop?

__________________


/l ,[____],
l---L -OlllllllO-
()_) ()_)--o-)_)
ninjaturtle0 is offline   Quote
Old 10-08-2013, 08:50 PM   #2
Jeeper
 
Atthehop's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: NW, NJ
Posts: 4,015
Take it back and be sure you show them when it makes the sound.

__________________
Retired my 94 YJ 4cyl 5spd @ 200K
Now in a 04 TJ 4cyl 5spd CV @120K+
Both as a commuter vehicle in NW, NJ
April 2012.downsized and now a 99er.
Atthehop is offline   Quote
Old 10-09-2013, 08:07 PM   #3
Jeeper
 
ninjaturtle0's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Texas
Posts: 920
Quote:
Originally Posted by Atthehop View Post
Take it back and be sure you show them when it makes the sound.
Took it back to the shop. After they checked it out they told me that my rear drums are warped... They showed me and they did have a slight warp. They told me they will machine the inside and if this doesn't work I need new drums which will be 170 parts and labor... They replaced the pads over the weekend I don't get it I never had this problem

We'll today the notice came back and it's worse. Squeels while I'm coasting and it feels like every rotation I feel a pull like my brake is being applied lightly... Geez
__________________


/l ,[____],
l---L -OlllllllO-
()_) ()_)--o-)_)
ninjaturtle0 is offline   Quote
Old 10-10-2013, 10:20 AM   #4
Jeeper
 
Shelby427's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Lakeland FL and Hooversville PA
Posts: 2,194
Umm, you might want to find another shop. First it sounds like they did a poor job the first time. Did they not check for warped drums the first time? Would have shown up when they adjusted the brakes, if they even did. Did they not road test it?

Now it sounds like maybe they have the rear brakes adjusted too tight.

Machining rotors and drums can in some cases correct a warp, but remember you are removing material from them to do so, so now they have less material to absorb the heat.

And if you need brake drums, do it yourself. Lot less money, and plenty of how to it's on the web.
__________________
97 Sahara, 74 Renegade, 72 CJ5, 55 Willy's (the Beast) Boss 302, 6:34 gearing, Bose 901 speakers.
God I miss that Jeep. Forgot the kinda Jeep, 80 SX4.
Shelby427 is offline   Quote
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Download our Mobile App

» Featured Product

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:30 PM.


User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging v3.1.0 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2015 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.

Jeep®, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC.
Wranglerforum.com is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC